Rev. Dr. Orin Gill, Sr., is the second of 13 children born to the late Oscar and Brenda Gill in Georgetown Guyana. While in Guyana he served as a member of St Peters A.M.E. church.
Dr. Orin migrated to the United States in 1977 to accept an academic scholarship awarded by Edward Waters College, located in Jacksonville Florida. He graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor Degree with double concentrations in Business and Public Administration. He went on to Florida Atlantic University where he earned a Master of Public Administration degree in 1982.
Dr. Orin later matriculated through Liberty University Rawlins School of Divinity, earning a Master degree in Evangelism and Church Growth, and the Doctor of Ministry degree.
Dr. Orin pastored A.M.E. churches in several geographical locations throughout the United States to include:
- New St John A.M.E. Church located in Virginia Beach, VA
- St Andrew A.M.E. Church - Crockett, TX
- Bethel A.M.E. Church - Harrisonburg, VA
- Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church - Chesapeake, VA
- Associate Minister, Allen Temple A.M.E. Church Woodstock, GA
- Youth Pastor, Cathedral of Faith A.M.E. Church Houston, TX
In addition to his work in Ministry, Dr. Orin enjoyed more than 25 years of service as a Public Health professional employed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention.